Eastern Pine Barrens Tiger Beetle Cicindelidia abdominalis Fabricius, 1801G3 (Globally rare/local)  -  Endangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Vulnerable    Synonyms: Cicindela abdominalis.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Carabidae   >   Genus Cicindelidia   

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Generally inhabits open white sand patches within pine barrens or scrub. Can be common in good habitat, but also often intensely local. This species is ranked as S1 (highly state rare) and is considered endangered in Maryland. It is restricted to sandy habitats in Worcester County.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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An Eastern Pine Barrens Tiger Beetle in Burlington Co., New Jersey (7/2/2011). Photo by Ben Coulter. (MBP list)


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